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Rep. Charles Thone

Former Representative for Nebraska’s 1st District

Thone, a Republican, was the representative for Nebraska's 1st congressional district from 1971 to 1978.


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Thone is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Thone sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Thone was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Thone sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Taxation (18%) Agriculture and Food (15%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Education (8%) Social Welfare (7%)

Recent Bills

Some of Thone’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1971 to Oct 1978, Thone missed 408 of 4,540 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: